We started out looking at new Juniper switches after this article on the Register Juniper rolls out multi-product attack on Cisco
Somehow we got into discussion of Data Centre switches and then we started deep diving into Data Centre Ethernet and the Death of Spanning Tree. On the way we took a detour through why Catalyst C6500 aren’t so great but are a universal workhorse, and some of the limitations of the Nexus 7000 platform and spend some time musing on the vagaries of IOS and its differences on different hardware platforms.
We took a quick look at the IOS Naming Conventions on IOS in Version 15.0 after Ivan Pepelnjak posted some information. IOS Release Numbering at IOS Hints.
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- Show 40 — Openflow — Upending the Network Industry - April 7, 2011
- Show 39 — Unplugged on Tech Field Day Wireless - April 4, 2011
- Rant: Why SPB Doesn’t Get Any Attention - March 27, 2011
- Show 38 — Comparing Data Centre Fabrics From Juniper, Brocade and Cisco - March 25, 2011
- Show 37 — Even More IPv6 Ready Than Last Week - March 14, 2011
- PPP Show 36 — IPv6 Ready - March 14, 2011
- Show 35 — Media Markup — A Garden of Switches - March 6, 2011
- Show 34 — Breaking the Three Layer Model - February 27, 2011
- Show 32 — Media Mungle - February 1, 2011
- Show 33 — IPv6 It All Comes Down to Money - January 30, 2011